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Korean Cultural Centre and Sydney Film Festival

Meet Korean Director Kim Jee-Woon of Cobwebb at SFF

When

Sunday 18 June 2023 from 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Following the screening of COBWEB at the State Theatre

Join us for a special event as we welcome the esteemed Korean filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon, renowned for his works such as A Tale of Two Sisters and The Age of Shadows. This exciting occasion will take place at The HUB following the screening of his latest film, Cobweb at the State Theatre. Kim Jee-Woon will engage in a conversation with Richard Kuipers, curator of the Sydney Film Festival, providing a unique opportunity to delve into the celebrated director's career. 

Don't miss out on this incredible chance to hear firsthand from one of Korea's most brilliant directors. Cobweb promises to be an uproarious and clever film, revolving around a director's obsession with reshooting the ending of his completed masterpiece.

The film features the talented Song Kang-ho, known for his unforgettable performance in Parasite (SFF2019). Be sure to secure your spot and book your tickets to watch Cobweb at this year's Sydney Film Festival! 

Kim Jee-Woon was a theatre actor and director before debuting with The Quiet Family (1988). Other films include: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003); A Bittersweet Life(2005); The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) and The Age of Shadows (2016).

Filmography (KOFFIA’s pick)

  • The Quiet Family (1988) Comedy, Crime, Horror A family opens a mountain inn where their first guest commits suicide. Suddenly all their guests befall horrible fates.

  • The Foul King (2000) Comedy, Sport A wimpy, incompetent bank clerk decides to become a pro wrestler.

  • A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) Drama, Horror, Mystery After spending time in a mental hospital, a girl is reunited with her sister and returns home, only to see some truly strange events start to happen.

  • A Bittersweet Life (2005) Action, Crime, Drama Things go wrong for a high ranking mobster when he doesn’t proceed by his boss’s orders.

  • The Good the Bad the Weird (2008) Action, Adventure, Comedy The story of two outlaws and a bounty hunter in 1940s Manchuria and their rivalry to possess a treasure map while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits.

  • I Saw the Devil (2010) Action, Crime, Drama A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

  • The Age of Shadows (2016) Action, History, Thriller Korean resistance fighters smuggle explosives to destroy facilities controlled by Japanese forces in this period action thriller.

*Find out more about Kim Jee-Woon’s features, short films, and TV series HERE

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